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The Aberdeen Printers 1620-1736: Edward Raban to James Nicol. By J. P. Edmond.

By: ABERDEEN Printers : J. P. Edmond.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Edmond & Spark 1886:

Seller ID: 2453

Condition: Contemporary thin quarter calf gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp342 t.e.g., binding bit rubbed. ** With the separate part-issue titles & prelims bound in: and 2 plates. *** Authoritative book: 275 copies : handsomely produced.

Image for Addisoniana [by Sir Richard Phillips].

Addisoniana [by Sir Richard Phillips].

By: ADDISON : Sir Richard Phillips.

Price: £155.00

Publisher: Printed for Richard Phillips [1803].:

Seller ID: 7286

Condition: First Edition, 2 Vols, sm.8vos, contemporary polished calf gilt, small red & green red morocco labels. Striking contemporary armorial bookplate of Sir Michael R. Shaw Stewart. Vol 2 with final 6pp integral advts. With engraved titles + 2 portraits + 7 folding manuscript facsimiles. Aside from some light wear & abrasion to the covers, an attractively clean bright copy.

Life Of Joseph Addison. By Peter Smithers.

By: ADDISON, Joseph : Peter Smithers.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1954:

Seller ID: 1185

Condition: First Edition, c.pp500, fine in trifle dulled dws. Scarce : the authoritative life. With 4 plates

Image for Windsor Castle : an historical romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank & Tony Johannot : with designs on wood by W. A. Delamotte.

Windsor Castle : an historical romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank & Tony Johannot : with designs on wood by W. A. Delamotte.

By: AINSWORTH, William Harrison : Cruikshank, Johannot & Delamotte illus.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Colburn 1843.:

Seller ID: 8215

Condition: First Illustrated Book Edition, original blue cloth pictorially gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp236 uncut, spine just slightly sunned, vulnerable binding lightly bumped or marked here and there, but very good. Endpaper with ticket of original 19thC bookseller Weller of Croydon. With portrait by Maclise + etched title by Johannot + 14 engraved illustrations by Cruikshank + 4 by Johannot and + 87 woodcut illustrations by Delamotte.

Memoirs Of The Life & Writings of Victor Alfieri : written by himself. Translated from the Italian.

By: ALFIERI, Victor.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, printed for Henry Colburn 1810.:

Seller ID: 8166

Condition: First English Edition, 2 Vols, near-contemporary half calf gilt, double green & brown morocco labels. C.pp[x], [5]-286; pp[vi], [5]-328, some occasional spotting or foxing, bindings bit scuffed or rubbed at extremities, upper joint of Vol 1 cracked through, else an acceptable copy.

Northampton : The Cultural Mile.

By: ALSOP, William et al.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Alsop; with Northampton Borough & County Councils [1990s].:

Seller ID: 9436

Condition: Booklet c. 15 x 21 cms with stiff pink wrappers with designs in white and green. 84pp fully illustrated throughout in colour, excellent copy.

The Architecture Of Ancient Rome : an account of its historic development. New Edition revised and rewritten by Thomas Ashby.

By: ANDERSON, W. J. : and R. H. Spiers : Thomas Ashby.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Batsford 1927:

Seller ID: 5958

Condition: Roy.8vo, gilt cloth, excellent bright copy. C.202pp with 34 illustrations & plans : and 94 plates.

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The Vicar of Bray : A Tale.


Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: London, printed for R. Baldwin 1771.:

Seller ID: 9537

Condition: First Edition, 2 Vols, tall 12mo [binding c.17.5 x 11 cms], very smartly and handsomely bound in modern period-style polished tan calf, the spines ruled and numbered in gilt, and with red morocco labels. First and last leaf in both vols a little browned around the margin from contact with the turn-ins of the original binding, Vol 1 with tiny piece nipped from top corner of first two leaves, occasional light spotting of text. Overall an exceptional copy, very bright and attractive.

The Fanfrolico Press : Satyrs, Fauns & Fine Books.

By: ARNOLD, John : Fanfrolico Press.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Private Libraries Association 2009.:

Seller ID: 9384

Condition: First Edition, blue cloth handsomely gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp328, an excellent copy as issued. Fully illustrated.

Jane Austen : A Critical Bibliography. By R. W. Chapman.

By: AUSTEN, Jane : R. W. Chapman.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: OUP 1953:

Seller ID: 2982

Condition: First Edition, c.pp70, gilt cloth, very good. With neat signature of Mary Arnold 1957. 1250 copies. Gilson M856.

Uniformen, Distinktions- und sonstige Abzeichen der gesammten k. u. k. osterr.-ung Wehrmacht sowie Orden und Ehrenzeichen Osterreich-Ungarns. Dritte Auflage.


Price: £115.00

Publisher: Troppau, Aug. Strasilla; Leipzig, Moritz Ruhl [1891]:

Seller ID: 9187

Condition: Third Edition. Pp[viii] + 62 Text + printed rear card wrapper + unfolding Panorama of 26 colour plates of uniforms, badges, medals &c. Very neatly re-bound into blue cloth, with the original printed front card wrapper mounted on the cloth boards.

Christmas Card 1996 by Phil Baines.

By: BAINES, Phil.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1996:

Seller ID: 9431

Condition: Accordion-fold card c. 9 x 42 cms very strikingly printed in red and black, very slight scuff along one fold, else excellent.

Le Mariage De Figaro : comedie en cinq actes. Avec une Etude par Auguste Vitu.


Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles nd [c.1880s].:

Seller ID: 9490

Condition: First Vitu Edition, very attractively bound in quarter calf over marbled paper boards, the spine elegantly panelled and decorated with floral motifs in gilt, and with a green morocco label. Small 8vo [binding c.18 x 11 cms], pp[iv], 337 + [3], text block with top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Attractive small modern booklabel on preliminary blank and pencil note of purchase in Paris in 1931. Edges of pages just age-toned, as always with this type of paper, else a very bright and attractive copy.

The Happy Hypocrite. Illustrated by George Sheringham.


Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head [1915]:

Seller ID: 9198

Condition: First Illustrated Edition, gilt buckram, front board with striking floral design in colours and gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp71 uncut, some light spotting of text, spine lettering bit faded, lower cover a bit soiled, overall covers a bit dulled and scuffed. With illustrated endpapers : illustrated title-page in black & gold : 10 large pictorial initials and tail-pieces : and 24 full-page tissue-guarded colour plates.

Image for Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

By: BELGIAN Books [Mary Shelley & Frankenstein Interest]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Soc Bib Belgique 1969.:

Seller ID: 7530

Condition: Printed wrappers. Tall 8vo, c.pp144, excellent. With numerous text illus + 37 plates.

Venetia Felix : Gabriel Bella (Venetian painter 1730 - 1798), Chronicler of the Republic. Text by Alvise Zorzi : Introduction by Vittorio Sgarbi.

By: BELLA, Gabriel : Alvise Zorzi : Vittorio Sgarbi.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Milan, Franco Maria Ricci 1989:

Seller ID: 8999

Condition: Black cloth gilt with striking mounted colour label, with original very handsome matching folding box. Large 4to, c.pp224 text in Italian & English, endpaper with handsome armorial bookplate. Includes 67 superb tipped-in colour plates. A fine copy of this sumptuous book.

A Memoir : written by himself 1822 - 1828. With an introduction by Selwyn Image.

By: BEWICK, Thomas.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1924.:

Seller ID: 9451

Condition: First Selwyn Image Edition, roy.8vo [binding c. 24 x 16 cms], olive green-brown cloth lettered and with Bewick vignette in black, top edge of text block tinted red, others uncut. C.pp306, small attractive bookplate on half-title, larger bookplate removed from front pastedown, gutters of endpapers resealed with tape, binding bit worn and dulled, overall a stout copy. With portrait plate of Bewick + 60 other Bewick illustrations in text.

Blake Books : Annotated Catalogues of William Blake's Writings in Illuminated Printing, in Conventional Typography and in Manuscript and reprints thereof : reproductions of Blake's designs : books with Blake's engravings : catalogues : books Blake owned : and scholarly & critical works about Blake. By G. E. Bentley.

By: BLAKE, William : G. E. Bentley.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1977:

Seller ID: 8891

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth & dws. Thick roy.8vo, c.pp1092, an excellent copy.

Jerusalem. A Facsimile of the Illuminated Book. With Introduction by Joseph Wicksteed and Bibliographical Statement by Geoffrey Keynes.

By: BLAKE, William : Joseph Wicksteed : Geoffrey Keynes.

Price: £2,750.00

Publisher: Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust [1951]:

Seller ID: 9008

Condition: ** Raymond Lister Copy ** Folio, 5 fascicles in grey wrappers, contained in original blue and gold spangled folding box as issued. Folding box with short split in linen at head and foot of opening hinge, box with a couple of other piffling scuffs, else a very fine copy of a large and vulnerable item. Includes 100 superb hand-coloured plates.

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The Poetical Works. Edited and annotated by Edwin J. Ellis.

By: BLAKE, William.

Price: £290.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1906

Seller ID: 6952

Condition: First Ellis Edition, 2 vols, very handsome blue-green morocco profusely gilt, spines panelled in gilt and with treble red & brown morocco labels, wide morocco inner dentelles, t.e.g., others uncut. Spines sunned to tan and sides also with slight loss of colour in places, but a very handsome & attractive copy, and the small-type text [more usually found rather foxed] in exceptionally clean crisp condition.